Charlotte Curling Association will be hosting the 4th Annual Southern States Regional Championship for the upcoming season. The event will be held April 3-5, 2020 and feature top teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida competing for the title. This event gives the southern curling clubs the opportunity to build bonds and support the growth of competitive curling in our region.
The event will have 16 teams (4 pools of 4 teams). The following clubs will be allowed one entry:
2019 Winners (must contain two of the original members)
Curling Club of Virginia
Great Smoky Mountains
Each club will decide independently how teams from their clubs will be determined.
Teams are open (no limits on number of men or women) and are made up of league playing members of the club.
If a club does not enter a team by the deadline, entries will be taken from any club and a random drawing will be held to fill the remaining team spots.
Entry fee will be $500 per team. If a team cancels or does not attend after registering and paying, there will be no refunds.
Eight teams will qualify for the playoffs
Top four teams earn money:
4th = $500
3rd = $1000
2nd = $1500
1st = $2000
Games will be as follows:
Friday - 6:30pm & 9pm (round robin)
Saturday - 9am, 11:30am, 3pm, 5:30pm (round robin), 8pm (tie breakers)
Sunday - 8am, 11am, 2pm (playoffs)
The following rules will apply for the event:
USCA rules apply
Regulation broom heads are required
Games will be eight ends
Two-minute practice and one-minute last stone draw (LSD) will be conducted for hammer
Rock color and sheet of play will be pre-determined based on schedule
Top two teams from each pool will advance to the playoffs
If two teams tie for 1st and 2nd, then head-to-head will be used to rank teams.
If three teams tie for the top of the pool, the team with the best average LSD from the three round robin games will get the first playoff spot. The other two teams will play a tiebreaker game to determine the second playoff spot.
If three teams tie for bottom of the pool, the two teams with the best LSD average from the three round robin games will play a tiebreaker game for the second playoff spot.
The following timeline includes the important dates for this event:
9/1/19: Registration opens. All clubs will be notified of the event details prior to this date.
2/1/20: Deadline for each club to determine club representative, notify host club, and pay entry fee. Any club that has not paid by deadline will forfeit entry.
2/28/20: Deadline for extra team entries
3/1/20: Extra team entries randomly drawn
3/2/20: Extra team drawing winners notified
3/6/20: Deadline for extra team drawing winners to pay entry fee
4/3/20 thru 4/5/20: Event held in Charlotte
Any questions about the event should be directed to Brady Gould.
2017: Chris Juan, Derek Corbett, Abby Morrison, Matt Henning, Mike Mills (Triangle Curling) *hosted by Charlotte
2018: Chris Juan, Derek Corbett, Abby Morrison, Matt Henning (Triangle Curling) *hosted by Triangle
2019: Marc Palmeri, David Alcorta, Chris Barry, Nick Schwab (Triangle Curling) *hosted by Peachtree
|Event End Date||04-05-2020|
|Registration Start Date||09-01-2019 10:00 am|
|Cut off date||02-01-2020 11:55 pm|
|Location||Charlotte Curling Association|